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CSW Industrials's Earnings Outlook

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On Friday, October 30, CSW Industrials (NASDAQ: CSWI) will release its latest earnings report. Benzinga's outlook for CSW Industrials is included in the following report.

What Are Earnings, Net Income, And Earnings Per Share?

Earnings and especially earnings per share (EPS) are useful measures of a company's profitability. Total earnings, which is also referred to as net income, equals total revenue minus total expenses. EPS equals to net income divided by the number of shares outstanding.

Earnings And Revenue

Analysts expect CSW Industrials earnings of $0.95 per share. Revenue will likely be around $101.20 million, according to the consensus estimate. In the same quarter last year, CSW Industrials reported earnings per share of $0.91 on revenue of $101.32 million.

What Are Analyst Estimates And Earnings Surprises, And Why Do They Matter?

Analysts who cover this company will publish forward-looking estimates of its revenue and EPS each quarter. Averaging together every EPS and revenue prediction that each analyst makes about a company in a quarter yields the "consensus estimates." A company posting earnings or revenue above or below the consensus estimate is known as an "earnings surprise" and may move the stock by a considerable margin.

The Wall Street consensus estimate for earnings would represent a 4.4% increase for the company. Sales would be down 0.12% on a year-over-year basis. The company's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:

Quarter Q1 2020 Q4 2020 Q3 2020 Q2 2019
EPS Estimate 0.58 0.75 0.48 0.86
EPS Actual 0.81 0.83 0.48 0.91
Revenue Estimate 81.23 M 95.56 M 81.81 M 96.02 M
Revenue Actual 90.96 M 98.50 M 83.72 M 101.32 M

Stock Performance

Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 17.24%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders can be content going into this earnings release.

Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. CSW Industrials is scheduled to hold the call at 10:00:00 ET and can be accessed here.

 

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